Professor Kelly Allott
Professor Kelly Allott picture
Principal Research Fellow

DPsych(Clin Neuro), BAppSc(Hons)

Professor Kelly Allott is a Principal Research Fellow and clinical neuropsychologist. Kelly leads a cognition research team at Orygen that focuses on understanding and supporting cognitive functioning and functional recovery in youth with mental ill-health. 

The team’s research involves young people who have either had their first experience of psychosis or are at risk of developing psychosis. It also includes other illnesses including depression, bipolar disorder and neurodevelopmental conditions.

The aim of this work is to better understand cognition and how it affects and is affected by functional and symptomatic aspects of psychosis and other mental illnesses over time. 

Kelly and her team also develop and trial youth-engaging and effective interventions that support optimal cognitive health and personal and functional recovery.

Read more about Kelly's work in her Find an Expert profile on the University of Melbourne's website.

Research team members

Dr Alex Stainton
Dr Shayden Bryce


Research Interests

Psychosis, depression, cognition, neuropsychology, functional recovery, early intervention